Providing practical solutions to complex issues involving Indigenous Communities, Governments and Corporate Canada.



About Ishkonigan

Providing practical solutions to complex issues involving Indigenous Communities, Governments and Corporate Canada.
Building Successful Partnerships & Infinite Opportunities.

Ishkonigan was founded in 2009 by Phil Fontaine. Phil was Chief in his community, Sagkeeng First Nation, at age 28. He went on to serve as Grand Chief of the Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs for three terms and then elected National Chief of the Assembly of First Nations for an unprecedented three terms. Phil is a tireless advocate for the recognition of Indigenous people in Canadian society, the eradication of poverty, increasing Indigenous involvement in the Canadian economy at all levels, and Reconciliation.

Ishkonigan is comprised of proven professionals with extensive expertise in all aspects of law, government, politics and business. The Ishkonigan team are leading experts in the field of consultation and negotiations - bringing in-depth knowledge of Indigenous peoples, their priorities, as well as a sound familiarity with prevailing industry practices, and government relations.

  • Expertise

    We have the experience and expertise to provide strategic advice needed to establish successful and effective partnerships with Indigenous communities, government and Corporate Canada.

  • Knowledge

    We bring in-depth knowledge of Indigenous peoples, their priorities, a sound familiarity with prevailing industry practices, and government relations.

  • Partnerships

    We support increased partnerships and mutually beneficial relationships between Indigenous communities, corporate Canada and governments.

What we do

Capacity
Development

  • Strategic Planning
  • Board Training
  • Policies and Procedures Development
  • First Nation Economic Development
  • Project Management
  • Proposal Development and Writing
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Relationship
Building

  • Government Relations
  • Communications
  • Consultation Laws and Strategies
  • Cross Cultural Education and Training
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Reconciliation

  • Reconciliation
  • Negotiations
  • Mediation
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Our Clients

  • Chippewas of Kettle and Stony Point First Nation
  • Jazz
  • Royal Bank of Canada
  • Manitoba Hydro 3
  • Red Sucker Lake First Nation
  • Northern Mat & Bridge

Contact Us

3-34 McCumber Road
Akwesasne, Ontario
K6H 5R7

P. 613-933-5363
F. 613-933-6711


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